John Prine Plans New Album and Tour, Lands Bill Murray Endorsement

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John Prine will release a studio album of all-new original material in 2018, his label, Oh Boy Records, said. The album, whose title and release date remain unknown, will mark his first collection of new songs since 2005’s Fair and Square.

Prine also revealed tour dates for 2018, which you can find below. And be sure to watch the PSA from Bill Murray, who recommends Prine’s humor as an antidote for the doldrums.

JOHN PRINE 2018 TOUR DATES
April 13—New York, NY—Radio City Music Hall*
April 14—Philadelphia, PA—Merriam Theatre†
April 25—Milwaukee, WI—Riverside Theatre
April 27—Chicago, IL—Chicago Theatre
April 28—Champaign, IL—Virginia Theatre
May 11—Beaver Dam, KY—Beaver Dam Amphitheater (tickets excluded from album bundle)
May 12—Indianapolis, IN—Clowes Hall
May 19—San Diego, CA—Balboa Theatre
May 23—Folsom, CA—Harris Center
May 24—San Francisco, CA—The Warfield
June 2—Norfolk, VA—Chrysler Hall‡
*co-headline with Sturgill Simpson (solo)
†with very special guest Kurt Vile
‡with very special guest Margo Price
additional tour dates to be announced